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  [Nikolaus Gansterer]

*1974 Klosterneuburg, lives and works in Vienna

1992 – 1997 study of anthropology, University of Vienna
1997 – 2000 study at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna (Brigitte Kowanz)
2000 – 2002 study of transmedial art, University of Applied Arts, Vienna
2005 – 2006 postgradual study, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht
since 2007 guest lecturer at the University of Applied Arts, Vienna

Awards / scholarships / A.I.R.
2008 artist-in-residency, Chengdu
2007 artist-in-residency, Duende, Rotterdam; Air Antwerpen
2006 nomination with honors for "digital music", Prix Ars Electronica, Linz
2005/2006 Jan van Eyck Academie Fellowship, Maastricht
2004 award of the Federal Chancellery, art section
2003 national grant for fine arts of the Republic of Austria
Forum Stadtpark Air03 Graz
2001 Transfer Damascus, Center for Art and Knowledge Transfer, Vienna/Damascus

Solo shows
2009 "Bureau of Found Appropriations", Vooruit, Ghent
2008 "Hypnoramareflex", Wittmann Schauraum, Vienna
2005 "Zero Bending", P74 Galerie, Ljubljana
"Theoremkollektor", Transeuropa MQ, Vienna
2004 "Vom Rand der Dinge Sprache leihen", Auto, Vienna

Group shows
2010 "niederösterreichkulturpreisträger 2009 – Bildende Kunst", NÖ Dokumentationszentrum für moderne Kunst, St. Pölten
2009 "Mifan", Anni Art Gallery, Beijing
"Sound Escapes", Space Gallery, Electra, London
"The Stone Road", Argos, Brussels
"Structures", Club Transmediale, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Bethanien, Berlin
"Konturen", Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna
2008 "The Stone Road", Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
"Projektor", Mama Showroom, Rotterdam
2007 "Hard Rock Walzer", Villa Manin Centro d'Arte Contemporanea, Udine
"Science Fictions", Gallery Czarna, Warsaw
"Fresh Trips", Kunstraum Innsbruck
"Wrong time", Wrong place, Tent, Rotterdam
2006 "Riss/Lücke/Scharnier", Galerie nächst St. Stephan / Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
"Resonances", Stuk, Leuven; Artis, Den Bosch
"Potential Dialogues", RCM Art Museum, Nanjing
"Grounded", E:vent Gallery, London
"Gezeichnet", Niederösterreichisches Landesmuseum, St. Pölten
"Profiler", Futura Project, Karlin Studios, Prague
2005 "Architecture of Interaction", Chisenhale Gallery, London; Veemvloer, Amsterdam
"Profiler", Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna
"Lebt und arbeitet in Wien II", Kunsthalle, Vienna
"Trichtlinnburg", Salzburger Kunstverein; JVE, Maastricht; CCA, Tallinn

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Nikolaus Gansterer, Mnemocity, 2005/2010. Photo: Nikolaus Gansterer

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